Archive for the ‘Random Thoughts’ Category

Today’s Quote: “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Analogous adj. 1. Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy. “The brain and the Acme 1000 supercomputer are analogous to each other.”

Random Thought: There are people on Facebook who fail to grasp the difference between “what’s on your mind?” and ‘you should talk to a therapist about that’…

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Today’s Quote: “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” -Thomas Paine

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things.

Random Thought: Some days I amaze myself how quick and detailed I remember things at my age…other days I can’t remember what day of the week it is…

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Today’s Quote: “Those of us who have been true readers all our life fully realize the enormous extension of our being which we owe to authors” – C. S. Lewis

Today’s Word: Malicious adj. Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm. “Malicious rumors.”

Random Thoughts: I have found that the trouble with doing nothing is that I never know when I am are finished…

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Today’s Quote: “The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others.” – Carl Rogers

Today’s Word: Doleful adj Expressing sorrow; mournful. “A doleful look.” Causing misfortune or grief. “Doleful consequences.”

Random Thought: I wonder if there is a time limit on fortune cookie predictions?

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Today’s Quote: ”Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

Today’s Word: Vitiate v. Spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of. “The government programs were vitiated by excessive red tape.” Destroy or impair the legal validity of.

Random Thought: American consumers need some help: we buy the largest flat screen TVs for our homes but watch streaming movies on our smartphones or tablets…

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Today’s Quote: “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

Today’s Word: Elucidate v. Make (something) clear; explain. “The presentation will help to elucidate the project.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that when you want something really bad, crying for it isn’t going to work nearly as good as complaining!

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Today’s Quote: “Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: I have always tried to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days seem to attack me at once…

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Today ’s Quote: “Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” – Anias Nin

Today’s Word: Taciturn adj. Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little. “Today the normally taciturn man would not stop talking.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that anything you lose automatically doubles in value…

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Today ’s Quote: “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson

Today’s Word: Sardonic adj. Grimly mocking or cynical. “His sardonic smile.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that a meal without dessert is like a sentence without a period.

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Today’s Quote: “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, from the book Eat, Pray, Love

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: I seem to never make the same mistake twice…I make it five or six times, just to be sure…

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